2. Number 2 has been edited because it was about trying old fashioned bar shampoo instead of SLS containing shampoos. I have switched to more natural ingredient shampoos, but I realized that the bar I picked up DID have Sodium Hydroxide (Lye) which I do not necessarily want in my soap. I have read that lye MUST be used in the soponification process, or there will not be soap. I have also read that soap CAN be made without it. Which is correct? So I am on a quest to find THE BEST SHAMPOO, bar or liquid, with the Best Ingredients, and NO UNWANTED INGREDIENTS! I will update you when I find it...
3. Remember whatever is good in your life. Especially in this tough economic climate, when the negativity threatens to take over your thoughts. Cherish your health, your family, your freedoms. I have a new happy thought to think in rough times: Amilia read her first book today. Every word. By herself. With only a smidge of prompting at the difficult parts.
In her words,